APA Style for References: Books and Periodicals [Text-only version for printing] [back to graphical version]
Source: American Psychological
Association (2001). Publication manual of the American Psychological
ed.). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
Call Number: Ref BF76.7 .P83 2001
Author(s) or Editor(s), if known (Date of publication). Title (additional
information such as edition, translator, report number,
volume number). Place of Publication: Publisher.
Merriam-Webster' collegiate dictionary (10th ed.). (1999). Springfield, MA:
Perlmutter, P. (2000). Legacy of hate: A short history of ethnic, religious, and
racial prejudice in America (Rev. ed.). Armonk, NY: M. E.
Schlosser, E. (2001). Fast food nation: The dark side of the all-American
meal. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.
Tasker, F. L. & Golombok, S. (1997). Growing up in a lesbian family: Effects
on child development. New York: Guilford Press.
Edited Collections, Compilations, Translations: Adler, A. (1978).
Co-operation between the sexes: Writings on women, love
and marriage, sexuality, and its disorders (H. L. Ansbacher &
R. R. Ansbacher, Eds. & Trans.). Garden City, NY: Anchor
Blass, T. (Ed.). (2000). Obedience to authority: Current perspectives on the
Milgram paradigm. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.
Bradley, J. P., Daniels, L. F., & Jones, T. C. (Comp.). (1969). The
international dictionary of thoughts: An encyclopedia of
quotations from every age for every occasion. Chicago: J. G.
Chaucer, G. (1957). Works (F. N. Robinson, Ed., Rev. 2nd ed.). Boston:
Twain, M. (1967). Mark Twain's satires & burlesques (F. R. Rogers, Ed.).
Berkeley: University of California Press.
American Psychiatric Association. (2000). Diagnostic and statistical manual
of mental disorders: DSM-IV-TR (4th ed., text rev.).
Washington, DC: Author.
Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry, Committee on Child Psychiatry.
(1999). In the long run – longitudinal studies of
psychopathology in children. Washington, DC: American
Author(s), if known; otherwise, Editor(s), if known (Date of publication).
Title (additional information such as edition, volume
numbers). Place of Publication: Publisher.
If only one volume was used:
Bowlby, J. (1980). Attachment and loss: Vol. 3. Loss --sadness and
depression. New York: Basic Books.
Derbyshire, S .W. G. (1999). Pain. In D. Levinson, J. J. Ponzetti, Jr., & P. F.
Jorgensen (Eds.), Encyclopedia of human emotions (Vol. 2,
pp. 449-500). New York: Macmillan Reference USA.
If two or more volumes were used in the research:
Borgatta, E. F. (Ed.). (2000). Encyclopedia of sociology (2nd ed., Vols. 1-5).
New York: Macmillan Reference USA.
Eblen, R. A. & Eblen, W. R. (Eds.). (2001). The environment encyclopedia
(Vols. 1-11). New York: Marshall Cavendish.
Sifakis, C. (2001). The encyclopedia of American crime (2nd ed., Vols. 1-2).
New York: Facts on File.
Walker, B. (1968). The Hindu world: An encyclopedic survey of Hinduism
(Vols. 1-2). New York: Praeger.
or Articles from a Book:
Article or Chapter Author (Date of publication). Article or Chapter title. In
Editor(s), Title of book (page numbers). Place of
Swastika. (1997). In R. Cavendish, et al. (Eds.), Man, myth and magic: The
illustrated encyclopedia of mythology, religion, and the
unknown (Vol. 18, p. 2517). New York: Marshall Cavendish.
One or more authors:
Chesney-Lind, M. (1995). Girls, delinquency, and juvenile justice: toward a
feminist theory of young women’s crime. In B. R. Price & N. J.
Sokoloff (Eds. & Comp.), The criminal justice system and
women: offenders, victims, and workers (2nd ed., pp. 71-88).
New York: McGraw-Hill.
Fulda, J. S. (1999). Social and biological sex differences can cause the
perception of sexual harassment. In L. I. Gerdes (Ed.),
Sexual harassment (pp. 87-89). San Diego, CA: Greenhaven
Press. (Reprinted from Lincoln Review, 11(3), pp. 13-17,
Mahowald, M. B., Silver, J., & Ratcheson, R. A. (1995). The ethical options in
transplanting fetal tissue. In J. H. Howell & W. F. Sale (Eds.),
Life choices: A Hastings Center introduction to bioethics (pp.
480-494). Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press.
Thompson, R. L. & Larson, R. (2000). Social context and the subjective
experience of different types of rock music. In G. Adams
(Ed.), Adolescent development: The essential readings (pp.
243-255). Malden, MA: Blackwell.
Author or institution. (Date of publication). Title of article. Title of
Periodical, volume(number, if needed), page numbers.
Article from weekly or monthly magazine:
Barbor, C. (2001, May/June). The science of meditation. Psychology
Harder, B. (2002, February 2). Germs that do a body good. Science News,
Keizer, G. (2001, September). Why we hate our teachers. Harper's
School readiness and assessment. (2002, January 10). Education Week,
Journal article, journal paginated by issue:
Badger, J. M. (2001). Burns: The psychological aspect. American Journal
of Nursing, 101(11), 38-42.
Glick, I. D. & Horsfall, J. L. (2001). Psychiatric conditions in sports:
Diagnosis, treatment and quality of life. The Physician and
Sportsmedicine, 29(8), 44-50, 55.
Journal article, continuous pagination:
Kochanska, G., Coy, K. C., & Murray, K. T. (2001). The development of self-
regulation in the first four years of life. Child Development,
Vermunt, R., van Knippenberg, D., van Knippenberg, B., & Blaauw, E.
(2001). Self-esteem and outcome fairness: Differential
importance of procedural and outcome considerations.
Journal of Applied Psychology, 86, 621-628.
Capacity for exercise can help determine life span, study finds. (2002,
March 14). The New York Times [National edition], p. A25.
Ferrell, D. (2001, December 13). Where great minds meet in style. Los
Angeles Times, p. B2.
Monaghan, P. (2002, February 22). The unsettled question of brain death.
The Chronicle of Higher Education, pp. A14-A16.
National Institutes of Health. (1997). Diabetes in Hispanic Americans (NIH
Publication No. 97-3266). Washington, DC: U.S. Government
Weedn, V. W. & Hicks, J. W. (1998). The unrealized potential of DNA testing
(NIJ Publication No. 170596). Washington, DC: U.S.
Government Printing Office.
Book or movie review:
Appelo, T. (2001, November 19). The thin blue line [Review of the motion
picture Training days]. The nation, 36-37.
Baumeister, R. F. (1993). Exposing the self-knowledge myth [Review of the
book The self-knower: A hero under control]. Contemporary
Psychology, 38, 466-467.
Friedman, P. (2002, May 2). A wild setting where grief and anger lead to
love [Review of the book Billie's kiss]. Los Angeles Times,
Created by J. Sevilla-Marzona 5/1/2002